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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 33

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Jul 23

    Atlanta LGBT Nightclub Owners Evaluate Security, Patron Safety

    Atlanta LGBT Nightclub Owners Evaluate Security, Patron Safety
    Several Atlanta LGBT nightclub owners are reevaluating security efforts to deter crime and protect patrons in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting. The AJC reports, “[a]fter the deadliest American mass shooting took…
  • Jul 19

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Man Shot in Lithonia Restaurant Robbery

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Man Shot in Lithonia Restaurant Robbery
    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Man Shot in Lithonia Restaurant Robbery Did negligent security contribute to this restaurant shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a legal avenue for justice and a…
  • Jul 16

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Shot at Smyrna Motel

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Shot at Smyrna Motel
    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Shot at Smyrna Motel Did negligent security contribute to this motel shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a legal avenue for justice and a claim for compensation.…
Rank this Week: 158

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 149

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 15

    Alton Sterling Shot by Police

    Alton Sterling Shot by Police
    Attorney Page Pate appears on CNN Newsroom to review the facts of the shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge. Page explains why this case represents a clear example… read more → The post Alton Sterling Shot by Police…
  • Jul 5

    FBI Interviews Hillary Clinton

    FBI Interviews Hillary Clinton
      Attorney Page Pate meets with CNN New Day Sunday to discuss the FBI’s recent interview of Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, about her use of a private… read more → The post FBI…
  • Jun 26

    Olympus Agrees to Huge Whistleblower Settlement to Resolve Anti-Kickback Allegation

    Olympus Agrees to Huge Whistleblower Settlement to Resolve Anti-Kickback Allegation
    Olympus recently agreed to settle allegations that it violated the Anti-Kickback Law and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by paying the federal government a total of $640 million. The… read more → The post Olympus Agrees…
Rank this Week: 213

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 234

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 211

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jul 12

    Virtuous Lawyer Is Not an Oxymoron

    Virtuous Lawyer Is Not an Oxymoron
    Versions of this article were published by Ken Shigley as a president’s column in the Georgia Bar Journal (August 2011) and as the chairman’s column in the American Association for Justice Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway &…
  • Jul 8

    A Lawyer’s Calling

    A Lawyer’s Calling
    A lawyer’s calling Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow. – Isaiah 1:17 It was a Sunday in December 1971, at my grandparents’ home in…
  • Jul 7

    A foolproof way to avoid leaving a child in a hot car

    A foolproof way to avoid leaving a child in a hot car
    Only a monstrous parent would intentionally leave a child in a hot car for hours to suffer and die. While that is the allegation in a pending murder case in Georgia, even if proven true it would be aberrational. But every summer we hear of a…
Rank this Week: 298

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 399

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Jan 7

    Malnutrition in the Elderly

    Malnutrition in the Elderly
    Malnutrition is a widespread problem in most long-term care facilities. A 2013 study using the Mini Nutritional Assessment found that 60.2% of nursing home residents studied were categorized as malnourished. Another study found that 71% of…
  • Nov 24

    Pressure Sore

    Pressure Sore
    Pressure sores, also known as decubitus ulcers or even more commonly as bedsores, develop when continuous pressure to certain areas of the body begins to breakdown the skin because of decreased mobility. Pressure sores develop most commonly…
Rank this Week: 658

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Atlanta Medical Malpractice During Pregnancy Can Have Fatal Consequence

    Atlanta Medical Malpractice During Pregnancy Can Have Fatal Consequence
    Pregnancy, labor, and delivery are high-risk times for both mother and baby. Obstetricians, gynecologists, and others who provide treatment to pregnant women face some of the highest risks of being sued for medical malpractice. When injuries…
  • Jul 7

    A Common and Dangerous Type of Atlanta Nursing Home Abuse

    A Common and Dangerous Type of Atlanta Nursing Home Abuse
    Nursing home abuse is a major problem for seniors throughout Atlanta. Approximately five million reported cases of abuse happen each year, and around 23 cases of abuse go unreported for every one case which comes to the attention of…
  • Jun 23

    Money Can Affect a Child’s Care After Atlanta Brain Injury

    Money Can Affect a Child’s Care After Atlanta Brain Injury
    When a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is sustained, it can be difficult or impossible for the victim to fully recover. The function of the brain can be permanently affected and victims can be left cognitively impaired, suffering from memory…
Rank this Week: 1003

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
Rank this Week: 940

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Death in a Georgia Jail: Does Anyone Have Any Responsibility Under Georgia Law?

    Death in a Georgia Jail: Does Anyone Have Any Responsibility Under Georgia Law?
    Two interesting but diametrically opposed cases came out last month dealing with deaths of prisoners in Georgia jails.  One came out in favor of the prisoner who was killed. The other came out in favor of the police department. …
  • Jun 17

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?
    The tragic news from Disney World in Orlando, Florida this week of a toddler being carried away and killed by an alligator in a lagoon on Disney property has sent waves of terror in every parent whose child has ever waded into any water other…
  • Jun 17

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?
    The tragic news from Disney World in Orlando, Florida this week of a toddler being carried away and killed by an alligator in a lagoon on Disney property has sent waves of terror in every parent whose child has ever waded into any water other…
Rank this Week: 1196

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
  • Jul 8

    Senate Finance Committee Proposes Changes to STARK Law

    Senate Finance Committee Proposes Changes to STARK Law
    In a Senate Finance Committee Majority Staff Report (the Senate Report) entitled, “Why Stark, Why Now?”, the Committee’s Chairman, Senator Orrin Hatch, argues that changes are needed to Stark Law. Georgia Stark Law and…
  • Jul 1

    General Accounting Office Issues Findings Regarding Medicare Appeals Backlog

    General Accounting Office Issues Findings Regarding Medicare Appeals Backlog
    Earlier this month, the United States General Accounting Office (GAO) issued its monthly anticipated report (the Report) to Congress about the status of the Medicare Appeals backlog.  The Report states on the first page,…
  • Jun 6

    Fraud and Abuse Update: OIG Reports Big Recoveries from Provider

    Fraud and Abuse Update: OIG Reports Big Recoveries from Provider
    The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued its Semiannual Report to Congress regarding the OIG’s success in detecting and obtaining recoveries as a result of fraud, waste…
Rank this Week: 767

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car collisions and Georgia personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Kevin C. Ford.

http://www.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Atlanta: 184th Worst Drivers in the United State

    Atlanta: 184th Worst Drivers in the United State
    Allstate Insurance recently completed an analysis of the best drivers in America by reviewing the frequency of property damage caused by drivers insured by Allstate from 2013-2014.  The analysis and conclusions were published in a report…
  • Jun 7

    Georgia Dog Owners Can Sue For Injury Or Death Of Dog

    Georgia Dog Owners Can Sue For Injury Or Death Of Dog
    I am an admitted dog lover.  From a review of my pictures as a toddler to the present, it is clear that dogs have been and still are a large part of my life.  My wife just reminded me that I should also mention that she brought…
  • Jun 7

    Georgia Dog Owners Can Sue For Injury Or Death Of Dog

    Georgia Dog Owners Can Sue For Injury Or Death Of Dog
    I am an admitted dog lover.  From a review of my pictures as a toddler to the present, it is clear that dogs have been and still are a large part of my life.  My wife just reminded me that I should also mention that she brought…
Rank this Week: 1223

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Atlanta auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability issues. By Attorney Robert J. Fleming, Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Dental Malpractice Oversight Lacking in Georgia

    Dental Malpractice Oversight Lacking in Georgia
    Unlike the medical professional, the dental profession in many states including Georgia, has a lack of oversight over those dental professionals who choose to conduct dental procedures for which they do not have the qualifications and skills…
  • Jun 2

    Dental Malpractice Oversight Lacking in Georgia

    Dental Malpractice Oversight Lacking in Georgia
    Unlike the medical professional, the dental profession in many states including Georgia, has a lack of oversight over those dental professionals who choose to conduct dental procedures for which they do not have the qualifications and skills…
  • May 10

    Medical Malpractice Now The Third Leading Cause of Death

    Medical Malpractice Now The Third Leading Cause of Death
    According to a recent study, medical malpractice could be the third-leading cause of death in the United State after cancer and heart disease. Martin Makary, a professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who…
Rank this Week: 961

Lawscape

Lawscape

Thoughts, commentary, reading resources and news on the legal needs of Georgians in small towns and rural areas.

http://lawscape.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 31

    Read about Georgia’s new law student practice rule- and access to justice approach

    Read about Georgia’s new law student practice rule- and access to justice approach
    Professor Clark Cunningham,  Professor and W. Lee Burge Chair of Law and Ethics at the Georgia State University College of Law, outlines in the current edition of the Georgia Bar Journal the new law student practice rule…
  • Mar 31

    The Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Year-in-Review

    The Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Year-in-Review
    Originally posted on ABA Center for Pro Bono Exchange: Mary Ryan, Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono & Public Service When I began my term as chair of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service in…
  • Mar 31

    My Recent Bar Journal Article

    My Recent Bar Journal Article
    Here’s a list of links to my recent State Bar of Georgia Bar Journal articles. The upcoming April 2016 edition article is focused on pro bono and law practice management. February, 2016 Predictions: What’s Hot in Pro Bono for 2016…
Rank this Week: 822

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and business law. By Oinonen Law Group LLC.

http://www.goodgeorgialawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1131

Atlanta Paralegal Services

Atlanta Paralegal Services

Covers paralegals, the legal market and the legal profession. By Misty L. Sheffield.

http://www.atlantaparalegalservices.com/
  • Mar 1

    Top Five Reasons I Am a Legal Nerd

    Top Five Reasons I Am a Legal Nerd
    There is really no need to hide or be ashamed of the fact that I am a legal nerd.  If you know me, work with me, or read my paralegal  blog regularly, you already know it.  What makes me a legal nerd? Read on to find out:…
  • Dec 1

    Becoming A Freelance Paralegal: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Becoming A Freelance Paralegal: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
    Considering becoming a freelance paralegal? You should take a serious look at your motives, personality, experience, and finances, just for starters.  I am going to give you the good, the bad, and the ugly on being a freelance paralegal…
  • Jun 5

    What You Should Know About Litigation Lending

    What You Should Know About Litigation Lending
    If you work in personal injury or worker’s compensation you may have had the unfortunate experience of dealing with a litigation loan shark.  Litigation lending is becoming more and more common with the difficult economy.  All legal…
Rank this Week: 1138

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment
    When you are facing criminal charges of any kind, whether at the federal or state level, you are supposed to enjoy a presumption of innocence. That's the ideal. In reality, a person can suffer negative consequences of presumed guilt even...
  • Aug 21

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue
    Regardless of the organization that an officer represents, there are proper police procedures that must be followed. That is true even in arrests by officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the FBI or other government agencies.…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge
    Claims under Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act aren’t usually associated with public school educators. Organized criminals, or mobsters as they might be depicted in Hollywood films, might be…
Rank this Week: 965

Our Thoughts

Our Thoughts

Covers busines law, litigation, risk management and estate planning. By Minor Bell Neal.

http://www.mbnlaw.com/our-thoughts/
  • Aug 22

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?
    Is it really that hard? Yes. And no. And mostly yes again. And maybe it should be. And since January 10 when the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage rule took effect, it is definitely harder. So yes.  But it is complicated.  See the…
  • Aug 20

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property
    A Marin County, California, real estate broker was thrilled when he ended up as the winning bidder at a tax sale auction.  The Californian handed over a check for $150,000 to the Tax Commission and later learned that he had purchased a…
  • Nov 22

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB
    Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its final rule concerning the creation of Integrated Mortgage Disclosures, which combine the disclosures consumers receive under the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA)…
Rank this Week: 740

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 1125

Mari Law

Mari Law

Discusses family law and estate planning issues in Georgia. By Antonio B. Mari.

http://marilaw.wordpress.com
  • Aug 8

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?
    Can I keep my house when filing bankruptcy in Cartersville? Cartersville Bankruptcy Attorney Answer
  • Aug 8

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?
    Can I keep my house when filing bankruptcy in Cartersville? Cartersville Bankruptcy Attorney Answers In a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, the Bankruptcy Code and Georgia Law contain various exemptions that in most cases will allow you to keep all of…
  • Jun 5

    Pricing Legal Service

    Pricing Legal Service
    Pricing Legal Services Have you ever hesitated to call a lawyer because you thought it would be too expensive? Often the perceived cost of hiring an attorney acts as a barrier to prevent people from fully protecting all their legal rights. In…
Rank this Week: 1039

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

Covers immigration issues, including current political and social events and their impact on immigration law and reform. By Kuck Casablanca LLC.

http://www.immigration.net/Blog
  • Aug 20

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?
    Recently, the USCIS conducted a survey of more than 5,000 “stakeholders” (folks who care about and participate in the U.S. immigration system in some way).  These stakeholders were asked to identify the key areas of concern for them.…
  • Aug 19

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!
    Last Week Congress passed its first major piece of immigration legislation in several years.  The Border Security Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 (H.R. 5875) Besides the fact that the bill itself is a joke–passed without…
  • Aug 12

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida
    According to an examiner.com report, Florida’s Attorney General Bill McCollum, and a GOP gubernatorial candidate, yesterday announced a bill to be introduced in the Florida Legislature that will rival Arizona’s embattled immigration law.
Rank this Week: 728

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Miller Legal Services, LLC.

http://www.mariettapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1855

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jul 27

    3, 2, 1, blastoff! OFCCP Final Rule on sex discrimination is about to take effect

    3, 2, 1, blastoff! OFCCP Final Rule on sex discrimination is about to take effect
    The OFCCP’s Final Rule on sex discrimination will take effect August 15. Are you ready? On June 14, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued its Final Rule on sex discrimination. These new substantive regulations align…
  • Jul 26

    Hallelujah! 5 things about religion in the workplace that you may not have known

    Hallelujah! 5 things about religion in the workplace that you may not have known
    Our friends at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have issued a Fact Sheet for young workers on religious discrimination in the workplace, which brought me back to the EEOC’s older Q&A and Best Practices on religious…
  • Jul 22

    Password sharing and “head-slap hacks”: What employers can do

    Password sharing and “head-slap hacks”: What employers can do
    If you have ever wondered why your company’s data is not as secure as it should be, take a look in the mirror. A study by the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by Experian and released in May, found that the majority of data breaches were…
Rank this Week: 3210

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT
    Being in a car accident is a difficult ordeal.  Blood, fractures and injuries can add to the frightening experience.  However, maintaining one’s focus and composure is important in order to document the events of the…
  • Jul 20

    COMMON ADJUSTER TRICKS: DISCOURAGING LEGAL HELP

    COMMON ADJUSTER TRICKS: DISCOURAGING LEGAL HELP
    Insurance adjusters know that if you represent yourself with a Georgia injury lawyer, it often means more cost to the insurance company. Therefore, the insurance adjuster will make it seem to you that you do not need legal help. Regardless of…
  • Jul 13

    CHECKLIST OF ITEMS TO SHOW YOUR ATLANTA CAR ACCIDENT INJURY LAWYER

    CHECKLIST OF ITEMS TO SHOW YOUR ATLANTA CAR ACCIDENT INJURY LAWYER
      Your ability to create a record of your injuries is essential in establishing a personal injury claim. Additionally, you should show your Georgia accident attorney documents that relate to your case. To your first in-depth…
Rank this Week: 3302

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 26

    Doping allegations – who decides whether athletes compete in the Olympics?

    Doping allegations – who decides whether athletes compete in the Olympics?
      The summer Olympic Games begin soon in Rio with the opening ceremony set for August 5th. (Actually, women’s soccer begins August 3rd and men’s soccer begins August 4th. You can check the schedule here.) In addition to news…
  • Jul 19

    Asking Other Question

    Asking Other Question
    Legal databases and search tools available online continue to grow–new tools and metadata continually created.  It is ripe opportunity for creativity.  What creative questions and queries should you ask? Perhaps you want to…
  • Jul 11

    Law School for Dummies, and Smartie

    Law School for Dummies, and Smartie
    I have good news and bad news for all you law students out there. The good news is you still have about 1/3 of your summer break left. The bad news is that means Georgia State College of Law classes start in about a month, with our new…
Rank this Week: 3217

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Road Rage — the New Dangerous Normal?

    Road Rage — the New Dangerous Normal?
    Twenty years ago, we barely knew the phrase “road rage.” American drivers once were generally courteous and the normal thing to do when someone was changing lanes, getting into a parking space or passing, was to give that driver…
  • Jul 18

    Summer Poolside and Water Safety Reminder

    Summer Poolside and Water Safety Reminder
    Summer safety reminders can help us better enjoy the summer months with friends and family. There is no more sobering reminder than pool and water safety as parents and kids spend more time around water sports and water activities. The tragic…
  • Jun 30

    Ikea Dressers Recalled After Deadly Accident

    Ikea Dressers Recalled After Deadly Accident
    When parents create living spaces for their children and choose furniture, safety is part of the consideration. The last thing a parent wants is to worry that their child or children might be hurt or killed due to unsafe furniture. Once a…
Rank this Week: 4151

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

Covers bankruptcy and injury law. By Holston & Huntley, LLC.

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
Rank this Week: 2159

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 25

    Understanding Your Auto Insurance Policy

    Understanding Your Auto Insurance Policy
    Selecting the appropriate coverage for your individual needs or those of your family as a whole can be tough. The auto insurance lingo isn’t always easy to understand or clear to the everyday person – and unfortunately not…
  • Jul 20

    Summer Safety: Hidden Dangers of Playground

    Summer Safety: Hidden Dangers of Playground
    Summertime safety may cause you to think about boating, swimming pool, or heat stroke incidents. A somewhat hidden safety concern, especially in warmer months, involves child safety on playgrounds – both public and private. Each…
  • Jul 15

    Pokemoning Behind the Wheel

    Pokemoning Behind the Wheel
    Last week, a new app was released that has become an overnight sensation. Pokemon Go is a video game that can be downloaded from the app store onto cellular devices – allowing players to collect characters, battle other users, and…
Rank this Week: 3621

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Georgia Contractor to Pay $130k for 7th Fall Protection Violation

    Georgia Contractor to Pay $130k for 7th Fall Protection Violation
    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Georgia company for failing to protect workers on at least seven different occasions from fall hazards. Workers were reportedly exposed to hazards of up to 13 feet on an…
  • Jul 15

    Rodriguez v. Brand West Dairy – New Mexico Strikes Down Workers’ Comp. Exemption for Farms, Ranche

    Rodriguez v. Brand West Dairy – New Mexico Strikes Down Workers’ Comp. Exemption for Farms, Ranche
    Georgia used to be one of 16 states that had enacted some sort of exemption to workers’ compensation coverage for farm or agricultural laborers. Now, it’s one of just 15 states, after the New Mexico Supreme Court handed down a…
  • Jul 9

    Georgia Workers Injured in Metal Steam Explosion

    Georgia Workers Injured in Metal Steam Explosion
    Georgia work injuries were reported following an explosion at a Newnan aluminum company. So powerful was the blast, witnesses say, it rocked buildings up to a mile away in this suburb some 35 miles south of Atlanta.  Five workers were…
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Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 22

    George Agency Faces Trial Over Deadly Accident Following Wildfire

    George Agency Faces Trial Over Deadly Accident Following Wildfire
    Although we charge police and fire departments with protecting lives and property, as a matter of law it is difficult to actually sue these agencies if they fail in their duties. Georgia law extends sovereign immunity to absolve state…
  • Jul 17

    Georgia Court Sorts Out Responsibility for Deadly Three-Car Accident

    Georgia Court Sorts Out Responsibility for Deadly Three-Car Accident
    In a personal injury lawsuit, such as a negligence claim arising from a car accident, the plaintiff must establish causation—that is, how the defendant’s actions were the proximate cause of the plaintiff’s injury. If a…
  • Jul 14

    Railroad Not Liable for Fatal Accident at Gwinnett County Crossing

    Railroad Not Liable for Fatal Accident at Gwinnett County Crossing
    If you are driving and there is a sudden emergency—for example, an accident takes place in front of you and you instinctively swerve to avoid the collision—can you be held liable for your own actions? In many cases, the answer is…
Rank this Week: 4837

Georgia on Two Wheels

Georgia on Two Wheels

Covers Georgia motorcycle and helmet laws. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantamotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported
    Harley owners and riders love their bikes and the lovely singing pipes that cause people without turning to say … “that’s a Harley.” Some say that having louder pipes might make caged drivers notice you and that is…
  • Jun 9

    Atlanta Bike Share Begins …

    Atlanta Bike Share Begins …
    It is nearly summer in Atlanta and charming pale blue bikes are about to sweep across our city. Cyclists and cycling enthusiasts will be pleased to know that this week Atlanta joins other cities around the country in the bike share…
  • May 31

    Georgia Motorcycle Tragedies Hit Close to Home

    Georgia Motorcycle Tragedies Hit Close to Home
    Memorial Day weekend ended in tragedy for two very popular Georgians. Both lost their lives while riding their motorcycles. On Monday afternoon, Memorial Day, a College Park police officer’s stellar career was cut short when he lost…
Rank this Week: 2901

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Parsons & Associates, PC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jul 21

    Do Employees Think Companies Care About Atlanta Workplace Safety?

    Do Employees Think Companies Care About Atlanta Workplace Safety?
    When workers believe their employer cares about safety, this can make a big impact in how employees treat all workplace safety issues that arise. Companies that hire staff have an obligation to create a culture of safety in order to help save…
  • Jul 14

    Will a Construction Boss Be Found Guilty of a Crime for a Workplace Fatality?

    Will a Construction Boss Be Found Guilty of a Crime for a Workplace Fatality?
    Workplace fatalities and serious injuries are far too common. Often, company owners or executives are the ones who make choices which result in workers getting hurt or losing their lives. It is the employees who are on the worksites every day…
  • Jul 7

    Could a Higher Atlanta Worker Fatality Rate Also Increase Suicide Risks?

    Could a Higher Atlanta Worker Fatality Rate Also Increase Suicide Risks?
    Working a dangerous job increases the chances of dying while performing work duties. Year-after-year, data shows people in certain sectors are more likely to be killed on-the-job. While a death can happen anywhere while performing work…
Rank this Week: 2070

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury law regarding auto accidents, truck accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Suthers Law Firm.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Forced Arbitration is Unfair

    Forced Arbitration is Unfair
    As part of an ongoing campaign by trial lawyers across America to end the abusive use of forced arbitration, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) has released a new report outlining how arbitration clauses stack the deck against…
  • Jun 24

    Update on Androgel and Testosterone Treatment Lawsuit

    Update on Androgel and Testosterone Treatment Lawsuit
    The Suthers Law Firm continues to investigate alleged claims of serious and sometimes fatal side effects suffered by patients who were prescribed “Low T” drugs for testosterone therapy.  The drugs, including AndroGel,…
  • May 18

    Hip Replacement Product Litigation is Ongoing

    Hip Replacement Product Litigation is Ongoing
    After DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, recalled two models of its metal-on-metal hip replacement products in August of 2010, thousands of lawsuits were filed against the product manufacturer.  DePuy Orthopaedics…
Rank this Week: 3743

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1856

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
  • Jul 19

    Parking Lot Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Fatal Sanford Nightclub Shooting

    Parking Lot Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Fatal Sanford Nightclub Shooting
    Parking Lot Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Fatal Sanford Nightclub Shooting Did negligent security contribute to this nightclub shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a legal avenue for…
  • Jul 18

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 2 Stabbed in West Palm Beach Nightclub

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 2 Stabbed in West Palm Beach Nightclub
    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 2 Stabbed in West Palm Beach Nightclub Did negligent security contribute to this nightclub stabbing? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victims may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for…
  • Jul 16

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 3 Shot During Las Vegas Apartment Party

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 3 Shot During Las Vegas Apartment Party
    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 3 Shot During Las Vegas Apartment Party Did negligent security contribute to the shooting of this triple shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victims may have a legal avenue for…
Rank this Week: 1877

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    SEC Fines Broker-Dealer for Failing to Protect Confidential Client Information

    SEC Fines Broker-Dealer for Failing to Protect Confidential Client Information
    Increased focus on cybersecurity by the Security Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) continues as it recently issued charges against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (“Morgan Stanley”) for failing to adopt written policies…
  • Jul 15

    SEC Proposes Business Continuity and Transition Plan Rule for RIA

    SEC Proposes Business Continuity and Transition Plan Rule for RIA
      The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has frequently said that an investment adviser’s fiduciary duty requires an adviser to plan for unexpected disruptions in business. Consequently, advisers have developed business…
  • Jun 28

    SEC Charges Private Fund Administrator with Failure to Satisfy Gatekeeper Responsibilitie

    SEC Charges Private Fund Administrator with Failure to Satisfy Gatekeeper Responsibilitie
    The Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently settled charges against a New Jersey private fund administrator, Apex Fund Services (“Apex”), for failing to notice or correct what it contended were clear…
Rank this Week: 3278

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Stephen M. Ozcomert.

http://blog.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer.pro/
Rank this Week: 2659

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Covers injury cases in Atlanta.

http://www.davidvansant.com/personal-injury-blog/
  • Jul 18

    How Long Will It Take for My Case to Reach a Settlement?

    How Long Will It Take for My Case to Reach a Settlement?
    After an injury, you may find yourself facing numerous costs – from lost wages to medical bills, prescriptions, and even the cost of in-home care while you recover. These costs can add up and make your recovery even more stressful. When…
  • Jul 8

    Can an Auto Insurance Company Audit My Medical Records?

    Can an Auto Insurance Company Audit My Medical Records?
    As your insurance claim moves through the process, the adjuster may request all documentation regarding your injuries and medical treatments received for those injuries. In some cases, you may be required to submit to an independent medical…
  • Jun 30

    Six of the Most Common Causes of Slip and Fall Injurie

    Six of the Most Common Causes of Slip and Fall Injurie
    Millions of Americans visit the emergency room each year because of a slip and fall accident. The effects of a fall can vary – depending on the individual and the severity of the accident itself. From scrapes and minor bruises to broken…
Rank this Week: 1858

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 16

    A Third of Workers Don’t Think Preventing Atlanta Work Injuries is a Top Priority

    A Third of Workers Don’t Think Preventing Atlanta Work Injuries is a Top Priority
    For companies that are serious about preventing Atlanta work injuries, a culture of safety begins at the top and is pervasive throughout the entire organization. Unfortunately, far too many employers are not taking the right steps to make…
  • Jul 15

    Which Industries Have the Highest Chance of Atlanta Worker Death?

    Which Industries Have the Highest Chance of Atlanta Worker Death?
    It should come as no surprise that working in certain jobs is much more dangerous than working in other professions. There are some industries where you are working with tools equipment, and machinery and are out in the field all day doing…
  • Jun 6

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo
    Occupational hearing loss can be devastating, but unfortunately it is far too common. Some workers are much more vulnerable to suffering the effects of occupational hearing loss than employees in other industries are. Employers and employees…
Rank this Week: 2092

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 3359

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Jul 15

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record
    Freedom of the press is a constitutional right granted to journalists, publishers and other individuals involved in the journalism profession. This important right protects these individuals from being unfairly censored while doing their…
  • Jun 29

    Georgia mayor to face criminal charges for alleged tax evasion

    Georgia mayor to face criminal charges for alleged tax evasion
    A Georgia mayor is on the line for allegedly evading taxes. Although no criminal charges have officially been filed, the district attorney has already announced his intention to charge the part-time mayor of a small town with tax evasion.…
  • Jun 21

    Georgia authorities bring in three teens on theft charge

    Georgia authorities bring in three teens on theft charge
    At least one homeless teen is among a group of three people arrested by Georgia police. The teenage boys were brought in on allegations of theft, criminal damages and possession of a firearm during a crime. Only one of the...
Rank this Week: 2712

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 15

    Can I Change Back to my Maiden Name?

    Can I Change Back to my Maiden Name?
    Yes, you can restore your maiden name after divorce in Georgia. “Your last name does not automatically revert to your former or maiden name once you get divorced.” www.wikihow.com. “In most states, you can request that the…
  • Jul 14

    Can I Have My Child Support Amount Changed?

    Can I Have My Child Support Amount Changed?
    Yes, child support can be modified, but only through court Order. Parties are legally required to pay the court Ordered child support obligation unless and until there is a change to the original Order. If there has been a…
  • Jul 13

    Will My Spouse Be Required to Pay for College Expenses for our Children if We Divorce?

    Will My Spouse Be Required to Pay for College Expenses for our Children if We Divorce?
    No, the Georgia Courts do not require child support to continue through college. “The duty to provide support for a minor child shall continue until the child reaches the age of majority, dies, marries, or becomes emancipated, whichever…
Rank this Week: 2920

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • Jul 14

    Sudden Emergency Defense in Georgia Railroad Crash Decision

    Sudden Emergency Defense in Georgia Railroad Crash Decision
    When confronted with emergencies, even the most sensible people often fail to act with the reasonableness they would display in calmer circumstances. Given that the key inquiry in ascertaining negligence liability is whether one’s…
  • Jul 2

    Supreme Court of Georgia Clarifies Damages Recoverable for Death of a Pet

    Supreme Court of Georgia Clarifies Damages Recoverable for Death of a Pet
    In an earlier post, we looked at an intriguing Court of Appeals decision in which the Court ruled that when a dog had a non-existent or nominal fair market value, the damages recoverable for the negligent death of a pet were limited to…
  • Jun 21

    Georgia Federal Court Compels Discovery and Imposes Sanctions in Wrongful Death Case

    Georgia Federal Court Compels Discovery and Imposes Sanctions in Wrongful Death Case
    Courts in America are generally known for their broad discovery rules. Indeed, litigants in American courts, both state and federal, have access to a far wider scope of information than their peers in foreign legal systems.…
Rank this Week: 4989